Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou

Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Dr. Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou has served as Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University since September 2015. Founded in Montreal in 1821, McGill is a leading Canadian post-secondary institution with 300 programs of study and some 39,000 students from over 150 countries around the world. Since 1906, McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management continues to be one of the top management schools in the world. Dean Bajeux-Besnainou is an alumna of the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) Paris in Mathematics and earned a doctorate in Mathematics Applied to Finance in 1989 from Université Paris-Dauphine. Prior to joining Desautels, she was Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs at the George Washington University School of Business for three years after serving as the Chair of the Finance Department.